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Environment, Technology and Sustainability

By: Hocine Bougdah and Stephen Sharples

Taylor & Francis

Paperback | Jul 2009 | #188233 | ISBN-13: 9780415403795
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Looking particularly at sustainable building, a holistic view is taken, so that the influence of any one set of choices on other areas - such as the trade-off of daylighting against thermal insulation, or the balance needed between heating and ventilation - are not overlooked. The authors discuss available technologies for establishing a suitable microclimate within buildings, for managing the transmission of sound and for minimizing the exploitation of scarce energy and of other resources.


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